Thai Cuisine at Basil

A Restaurant Serving Great Thai Cuisine in White Plains, Quezon City

We always pass by this restaurant in White Plains whenever we go to our favorite spa, The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge (ahem), and never really gave it much thought until a week ago.

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The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge

How We Set Up Our Own Spa Business (The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge)

So we took the plunge and set-up a spa called The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge. It’s a little scary and a lot exciting, but we’ve been getting a lot of good feedback and, after all of the hard work, we’re very happy with the final result. In this article, we’ll be showing you exactly how we set up The Body Spa & Waxing Lounge  hoping that it might inspire more people to become entrepreneurs.

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Suicide

To the 13 Year Old Boy Who Shot His 17 Year Old Lover at the Mall (Notes on a Murder-Suicide)

This piece was originally published here and is being re-published in The Manila Survival Guide with minor edits.

It was with a peculiar, and perhaps less than noble, fixation that I read about your crime.  A crime which was extraordinarily morbid, and sensational.  And I gathered the following details: You were thirteen years old. You stole a .22 caliber pistol.  You wrote a suicide letter; short, but it got the message across.  You went to SM City Mall, Pampanga.  You met your seventeen year old lover in front of the Astrovision store in the mall’s Building 3.  You shot him in the head.  The bullet lodged in his brain and left him brain dead.  You then turned the gun on yourself and pulled the trigger.

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Buy, spend, repeat

How To Trick Your Brain So You Can Save Money

This is the story of your life: you want to be a mature and financially responsible adult capable of handling your own money, except you tend to be your own worst enemy. Notwithstanding your good intent, saving enough of your cash for that rainy day seems like an impossible task. So every month, right before payday, you wonder where all your money went and why you’re suddenly broke again. The cycle repeats itself, over and over, ad nauseaum.

To help you in your path to financial wellness, in this article, we’re giving you five ways you can trick your brain and psychological impulses so you can save money and limit the instances when you fall into the trap of compulsive shopping.

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